Tara West

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Tara West earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Stony Brook University in 2003, and her juris doctor from the New York University School of Law in 2008. Tara has been trained in facilitative, evaluative, understanding-based, and transformative approaches to mediation, and has been certified as a transformative mediator by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation.

Tara has co-authored ten scholarly publications in the field of psychology, and has taught and developed undergraduate and graduate psychology courses covering topics such as socio-cultural approaches to psychology, developmental psychology, personality psychology, and small group processes. She currently teaches socio-cultural approaches and the psychology of conflict resolution for the City University of New York School of Professional Studies.


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